Our community-based organization welcomes you to the pearl of Africa, Kamwenge, Uganda

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    21/06/2022

 
  2022 

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  • Descrição

    Descrição

    Come and volunteer with us in a community based organisation, which involves women,children vulnerable and younth.
    Just located on Fort portal kamwenge road. A tourist destination in the middle of kibale national park,kibale Forest and Queen Elizabeth National Park.just 10mins from Kibale national park. The The community Based Organization is found in Kamwenge District, neighboring district to Fort portal tourism city.
    Kamwenge District is part of Tooro kingdom, Toroo sub region(Fortportal city) found in western Uganda,the natural beauty of flora and fauna of kibale National Park has made it a tourist destination, which hosts an estimated 12,455 tourists annually.
    It's situated in the middle of kibale forest,Kibale National park and Queen Elizabeth National Park .
    There numerous tourist attractions like Amabere Ga Nina mwiru(breasts of nyina mwiru,chimpanzee trekking,chimpanzee habituation,crate lakes,swamp walk,Hot springs,Tooro Botanical gardens, Trips at semuliki national park,Birding in kibale Forest,snake harping,water falls-hiking,music dance and drama prepared by locals,Traditional meals prepared by locals,has many tourist attractions and
    Bigodi Wet lands and Sanctuary is one of them, and it's source of income is trade and tourism.

    WHO ARE WE?
    We are registered community based organization as anon profit making organization. The organization focuses on women's Empowerment through entrepreneurship skill training and health education, the protecting of children's rights through education and enhancing health education to youth, especially girl child education and menstruation issues.
    The head office is located at Byabasiita cell,Kahunge Town Council, Kamwenge District,Uganda,please Check on the Google map.
    The Organization has THREE full time workers and FOUR part timers workers.

    OUR VISION:
    "To create a community in which children ,women and youth attain their rights and protection"

    OUR MISSION
    1.Protecting children's rights through providing education and basic needs to disadvantaged children.
    2.Enhancing women's empowerment through teaching them skills and health education.
    3.Enhancing health Ed for youth including one prevent diseases and menstrual issues.

    OUR VALUES
    .1.Transparency
    2.Community Participation
    3.Accountability
    4.Honesty.

    OUR CURRENT PROGRAMS:

    1.PROVISION OF EDUCATION TO THE CHILDREN.

    The organization has established a small centre which will help the community in large,the centre provides education to children aged from 2 to 10 .Most of the Children are coming from poor families and they cannot afford to pay and meet scholastic materials. Let us join hands together and support and help these little angels to fulfil their dreams. (Friends together we can stand and make a different positive impact.)

    In completion of our objects of helping the needy children, these are some of services we offer in our centre.

    a) Teaching English both oral and written.
    b) writing numbers and counting .
    C) Teaching agriculture and hygiene and sanitation.
    d)singing and dancing.
    e) playing and teaching football and other games.
    f) provision of meals, snacks,books,bags, pencils, school uniform, clothes, shoes and so much more.

    2.HOME VISITING PROGRAM:

    We started this program with aim of observing and knowing the living situations and conditions of both parents/guardians who have their children in our centre. In this program we give
    a chance to parents/guardians to understand the aims of the organization towards helping their children in our centre and even to help the organization discovered the difficulties faced by both children and guardians.
    This program is not only applicable for the children in our centre but also for women we are helping . you can prepare the questions which will allow you to know exactly what they are going through.

    3.FUNDRAISING FOR COMPLETING /MAINTAINING OUR CURRENT CLASS ROOMS.
    The children centre we have now is a rental ,we don't own the land ,although we are not owning the land but still we are using it ,so dear friends you are not limited to come and we join hands to help and finish classes for little Angels to have a better education and good place for learning as we work hard to buy our own land for constructing our school for children .
    Through fundraising we can able to maintain the current environment,establishing /putting playing equipments, increase some deals,and chairs ,proving uniforms ,providing books,teaching and learning materials as well as painting the clause rooms.

    4.WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM:
    We are helping women with various social and economic aspects to make sure that they can have the ability to be financial independent and self sufficient,there by gaining respect in community .we teach them skills to attain this.We teach them about health ,education and various life skills to also aide them for their future. We trained them in innovation agriculture and craft making and are now warning some little money.

    5.EDUCATION TO YOUTH.
    We are teaching them international language and other business skills which will help them to be self employed and create more jobs.
    We are also providing health education in the avoidance of early pregnancy ,STDS,diseases like HIV/AIDS and menstrual issues. We are arranging seminars and various events in order to provide entrepreneurship skills.

    6.VULNERABLE GROUP.
    We support them by offering counseling on how to fight stigma in community,education but this has been a challenge since some need a special education materials,they Need special chairs which we have been unable to give,we teach them how to make hand crafts and many others.


    REQUEST TO OUR FRIENDS.
    IF INTERESTED PLEASE ASK OUR "WISH LIST"of things you can bring to aid in our education programs(such as learning toys,used laptops and sewing materials etc).

    IS IT THE FIRST TO VISIT UGANDA? GET TO KNOW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    If its your first time in Uganda, know that Uganda is the most popular African country,with high spirit of hospitality, and so friendly.

    Visitors are welcomed by local people and they feel good and proud to communicate with foreigners.
    HOW TO REACH TO OUR ORGANIZATION.

    We recommend you to book your flight from your country directly to Entebbe international air port which is near to Kampala capital city.The organization will organise
    Transport from the air port to volunteer's house on the cost of the volunteer.The time from the air port to the house is 5-6 hours of drive,depending on traffic.

    OUR HEALTH

    Before visiting Uganda, we recommend you to consult your doctor to test diseases like Covid 19,,typhoid, hepatitis B and A as well.

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Trabalho beneficente
    Projetos artísticos
    Prática de idiomas
    Ajuda em projetos ambientais
    Companhia para idosos
    Ensino
    Jardinagem
    Projetos de construção/faça você mesmo
    Ajuda em fazenda
    Criar/cozinhar refeições caseiras
    Ajuda a cuidar da casa
    Hotelaria/turismo
    Ajuda com computadores/internet

  • Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos da ONU
    Erradicar a pobreza
    Erradicar a fome
    Saúde de qualidade
    Educação de qualidade
    Igualdade de género
    Água potável e saneamento
    Energias renováveis e acessíveis
    Trabalho digno e crescimento económico
    Indústria, inovação e infraestruturas
    Reduzir as desigualdades
    Cidades e comunidades sustentáveis
    Produção e consumo sustentáveis
    Ação climática
    Proteger a vida marinha
    Proteger a vida terrestre
    Paz, justiça et instituições eficazes
    Parcerias para a implementação dos objetivos
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    I like language exchange and culture exchange, teaching my language to guests and more so learning new language from them.

    During free time,i am ready to take a Volunteer to happening places,like
    Natural walk,
    Swamp walk,
    Trip at semuliki national park,
    Toroo botanical gardens. chimpanzee trekking
    chimpanzee habituation.
    Crate lakes.
    Birding in kibale national park.
    Attending local organised music dance and drama.
    Watching Foot ball
    Restaurants,
    Supermarkets
    Host spring
    Schools and so much more.a Volunteer will be free to visit any place of choice.
    A quick Google (maps) search will show that kamwenge is located with in an area of with many touristic attractions.
    We will happily provide you with information and help you organize your trips to discover this interesting region of the pearl of Africa.

    A beautiful gift will be given to a volunteer as a sign of appreciation.
    At the end of your volunteering session ,we shall offer you a certificate of merit which will help build your career as an up coming social worker.

  • Projetos que envolvem crianças

    Projetos que envolvem crianças

    Este projeto pode envolver crianças. Para mais informações, veja aqui nossas diretrizes e dicas.

  • Ajuda

    Ajuda

    We are on the following issues

    1.TEACHERS FOR TEACHING.
    We need who can teach English, music, art drawing, painting, accounting, sports and theatre and craft making and fashion designing to our women and youth.

    2.HELP WITH SOCIAL MEDIA ,WEB DESIGN AND GRAPHIC DESIGN.
    We are still not good with social media, web website design and graphic design
    Thus why we need a volunteers who
    Are able to help in the areas.

    3.PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO ASSISTANCE.
    We currently need a volunteers who will help us with photography and videoing our various classes and events.
    Conducted by organization.

    4.GRANT AND PROPOSAL WRITER
    We need of professional
    grant and proposal writer Volunteers able to find the niches in our projects qualified for one- time big funding.

    5.HELPING TO PAINT AND DECORATE THE CLASSES.

    We desire to paint our class rooms,make them happy place and conducive for learning.

    6.HELP US WITH FUNDRAISING
    We are a non profit organization, we are in need of volunteers who can organise fundraising opportunities both locally and internationally so that we can facilitate the necessary projects to help the development of the community in general.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas
    Inglês: Fluente

    Este anfitrião oferece intercâmbio de idiomas
    I like language exchange and culture exchange, teaching my language to gusts and more so learning new language from them.

  • Acomodação

    Acomodação

    Currently we provide free accommodation for workawayers in a shared house with different private rooms.
    You will not probably not enjoy the luxury of your home country.
    Rain showers are not common here, instead ,you will learn to clean your self with a bucket of water and soap (it's not difficult, and will even enjoy and become more cleaner afterwards.
    Likewise ,clothes and bedsheets are hand washed and ironed.

    Food.
    Workawayers will enjoy their meals in the dinning room, often with family members.
    Simple dishes are prepared by a maid.
    These are dishes include sweet potatoes, beans,matooke (savory banana)porridge, rice,chapti,posho,(cornmeal porridge, cassava ,maize,some veggies and sometimes fish or meat.
    We are charity organization,with small budget and voluntary donations of food are not un welcome. If you desire special meals it's up to you to purchase food in town and prepare the food.

    Water
    Tap water is used for washing and cooking. Drinking water is boiled but you might want to buy bottled water which is available and clean too.
    The place is secure and safe,no trace passes.

    Electricity.
    The place is equipped with electricity,this means that you can charge your phone,laptop, tablet, power bank but not at the same time.
    Internet.

    Currently there is no Wi-Fi at the place. Workawayers are advised to purchase a Ugandan Sim cards with Internet bundles.
    There are different providers of Sim cards with Internet bundles and minutes but Mtn and airtel are most common.
    You can purchase a sim card upon arrival in Entebbe or Kampala, but there are also possibilities in Kamwenge
    Sim card including registration free will cost you around 20000UGX,(5,44USD,4,480EUR).the Ugandan mobile system works with mobile money that you put on your phone as it were mobile wallet.
    Mobile money can be used to buy internet bundles, to call or to send messages and it's also possible to withdraw or transfer money through your phone.
    In general,monthly 10G internet bundles will cost you 50000UGX(13,59USD,12EUR).
    In order to use social media, in Uganda, you need to pay taxes to Ugandan government. Monthly social media tax is 6000UGX(1,63USD,1,44EUR)
    In Kamwenge there are many Internet cafes to be found ,or if you want to relax while browsing, you can order a coffee in a hotel with Wi-Fi zone.

    Transport
    There are different ways of traveling from one place to another in Uganda.
    Within cities (such as Kampala) uber and bodaboda are used,in towns people rely on bodaboda motorcycles between towns buses and matatus are used for
    transport.

    Abodaboda is a motorcycle that functions as a taxi ,carrying up to 3 people.
    It's often a pleasant ride with a possibility of observing environment with a cooling breeze in your hair.To avoid ulgy discussions after the ride, the price for a bodaboda is needs to be established before mounting the bike. With time ,you will understand the pricing and comfortable bargain with your bodaboda driver.

  • Algo mais...

    Algo mais...

    Being a non profit organization, we don't offer stipends for our volunteers but a certificate e of merit and a beautiful gift shall be give to a volunteer at the time of departure.
    During your stay our team,will also teach you how to prepare Ugandan/African dishes
    Volunteers should embrace themselves for hospitable reception .Ugandans are very hospitable and outgoing people.

  • Mais alguns detalhes

    Mais alguns detalhes

    • Acesso à internet

    • Acesso à internet limitado

      Acesso à internet limitado

    • Temos mascotes

    • Somos fumantes

    • Pode hospedar famílias

  • Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    Pode hospedar nômades digitais

    We welcome online volunteers as well as those who want to come and volunteer with us physically in Uganda now that airports have been reopened volunteers can come and work with us physically. On line volunteers can volunteer with us by designing ,organising webinars,organising fundraising on line,agriculture innovativation on our behalf and a lots more exciting opportunities just in touch

  • Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Space for parking for any type of the vehicle

  • Pode aceitar animais

    Pode aceitar animais

    Any type

  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    1

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    Horas previstas

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week


Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 629553365527